John Gilbert

John Gilbert

The most compelling tune on this album is "Gnomesayin' which translated, is obviously Know What I'm Sayin' in the vernacular of the street. This song is in a be bop mode an…
Diane Marino gives a new and exciting twist to some venerable standards and deftly performs a few relatively rare tunes. "I Concentrate On You" The tempo is way up on th…
This album is beautifully packaged and more importantly the music is divinely inspired. As is so aptly stated in the liner notes, this is a: "A collection of songs compo…
Terry Silverlight is a drummer of vast experience in all facets of music. He has written jingles, scored for network shows and films, toured the world over with the top nam…
It bears repeating that Artt Frank is a purist, a bop drummer. His accents combine subtle shadings, direct response to the soloist's message and a certain dignity within th…
One might say that this recording, featuring two of the top musicians in the business, is a match made in heaven. I say it's a match made by Jazzed Media (and Graham Carter…
Nice Work If You Can Get It says it all about Nancy Marano. Her intonation is flawless, the timing is like a Swiss watch, her tone is as clear as home made gin and packs ju…
Michele Anastasio treats the lyrics like an old friend, and this is evident in the blues treatment she gives to "More Than I Can Say." Her vocal range, sensitivity and s…
I have had the pleasure of listening to pianist Alexandra Caselli on many occasions in a live setting, and this recording only emphasizes her remarkable talent. Caselli's e…
This album was taped in a live performance at New York City's Jazz Forum on April 30, 1981. Except for track one's "With A Song In My Heart" these are original compositi…